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Software Library: Macintosh
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A collection of emulated software for the early Macintosh computer, created by Apple as the successor to the Apple II series. Simple, powerful and a new path in computing, the Macintosh's graphics-based operating system changed the face of computing permanently.
Strategy Guides
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Star Wars SagaEdition Knights of the Old Republic Player's GuidePrimaGuides
Strategy Guides
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Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II The Sith Lords Prima Official eGuide
Topics: damage, jedi, droid, force, component, armor, weapon, downloading, bonus, unauthorized, unlawful...
Playstation (PSX)
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2,515
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136,826
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PlayStation (Japanese: プレイステーション Hepburn: Pureisutēshon, abbreviated as PS) is a gaming brand that consists of four home video game consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines. It is created and owned by Sony Interactive Entertainment since December 3, 1994, with the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan.   The original PlayStation, released in Japan on December...
Macintosh Garden Collection
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55
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15,630
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A 2018 mirror of the contents of The Macintosh Garden, a world-class Macintosh software retrospective archive.
Software Library: C64
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38,520
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1.1M
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The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International (first shown at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, January 7–10, 1982). It has been listed in the Guinness World Records as the highest-selling single computer model of all time, with independent estimates placing the number sold between 10 and 17 million units. Volume production started in early 1982, marketing in August for US$595 (equivalent to...
Internet Arcade
by Williams / Vid Kidz
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Stargate is an arcade game released in 1981 by Williams Electronics. Created by Eugene Jarvis, it is a sequel to the 1980 game Defender, and was the first of only three productions from Vid Kidz, an independent development house formed by Jarvis and Larry DeMar. This video game has no connection to the subsequent Stargate franchise that began 13 years later. Legal issues The game is also known as Defender Stargate and Defender II. The latter name was used in home video game releases, due to...
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Internet Arcade
by Bally Midway
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Satan's Hollow is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Bally Midway in 1982. The gameplay is similar to Galaga from Namco: the player must destroy the flying formations of gargoyles in order to pick up pieces of a bridge that must be built over a river of lava. As the game progresses, the gargoyles begin to throw exploding eggs, along with rocks that can destroy bridge sections; the player also occasionally faces disembodied devil heads that float around the screen and spit fire. In addition...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
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Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator is a space combat simulation arcade game based on the original Star Trek television program, and released by Sega in 1983. It is a vector game, with both a two-dimensional display and a three-dimensional first-person perspective. The player controls the Starship Enterprise, and must defend sectors from invading Klingon ships. The game was presented in two styles of cabinets: an upright standup, and a sit-down/semi-enclosed deluxe cabinet with the...
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Internet Arcade
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The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package. Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.   The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Magnavox Odyssey 2
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122
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53,925
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The Magnavox Odyssey², known in Europe as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey² and the Philips Odyssey², and also by many other names, is a video game console released in 1978. In the early 1970s, Magnavox was an innovator in the home video game industry. They succeeded in bringing the first home video game system to market, the Odyssey, which was quickly followed by a number of later models, each with a few technological...
Console Living Room
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The Internet Archive Console Living Room harkens back to the revolution of the change in the hearth of the home, when the fireplace and later television were transformed by gaming consoles into a center of videogame entertainment. Connected via strange adapters and relying on the television's speaker to put out beeps and boops, these games were resplendent with simple graphics and simpler rules. The home console market is credited with slowly shifting attention from the arcade craze of the...
Vintage Apple Macintosh Shareware Games
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27
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Collection of Apple Macintosh shareware games, sourced from a large collection of (UK edition) Apple Mac magazine cover CDs, spanning mid-1990s through to early-2000s. Compiled, sorted and uploaded by vintageapplemac.com.
The Transactor Magazine
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89,138
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The Transactor magazine started as a 2-page newsletter dated April 30, 1978 and was published throughout the 1980's. One of the noted C64 hardware-hacking magazines, it was originally published by Commodore Canada. It was purchased from BMB Compuscience, the parent company, by the entire editorial team in April 1987 and sold to Antony Jacobsen & Ben Lewis, Croftward Limited (the publisher of Commodore Computing International among others) in November 1988. Croftward continued publishing...
The Internet Archive Software Collection
by eXoDOS
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TO BROWSE THE WHOLE COLLECTION CLICK HERE . Welcome to eXoDOS Version 2.0! Version 2.0 adds a ton of new features to the collection. Several utilities, converters, and even a compressor have been added. Check the section on new features for the complete documentation of them. This pack includes 1,556 DOS games which are in some form or another part of the Action Genre. I have defined Action as games games with arcade and shooter style gameplay, including FPS style games. This pack includes...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Computer Applications, Inc
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II in a Mac was the first Apple II emulator. The emulator ran on a 512K Mac and was released in November 1985. Initially it could run Apple II+ programs, but later evolved to include IIc and IIe software. This was long before the appearance of the 1991 Apple IIe Card for the Mac LC. The emulator was created by Computer Applications, Inc., based in Raleigh, North Carolina. The company still seems to exist. User Manual - 45pp (17mb; high resolution PDF) " Emulator Lets Apple II Programs Run...
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Topics: Apple II, Mac, Macintosh, Emulator
VideoGames & Computer Entertainment
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21
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VideoGames & Computer Entertainment (abbreviated as VG&CE) was an American magazine dedicated to covering video games on computers, home consoles and arcades. It was published by LFP, Inc. from the late 1980s until the mid-1990s. Offering game reviews, previews, game strategies and cheat codes as well as coverage of the general industry, VG&CE was also one of the first magazines to cover both home console and computer games. The magazine gave out annual awards in a variety of...
Sync Magazine
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30,155
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Sync Magazine was a relatively short-lived glossy magazine dedicated to the Timex Sinclair / ZX80 / ZX81 models of computers.
HyperCard Stacks
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3,496
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65,154
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by Various
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HyperCard is application software and a programming tool for Apple Macintosh and Apple IIGS computers. It is among the first successful hypermedia systems before the World Wide Web.  It combines database abilities with a graphical, flexible, user-modifiable interface. HyperCard also features HyperTalk, a programming language for manipulating data and the user interface. This combination of features – simple form layout, database abilities, and ease of programming – led to...
Software Library: Macintosh
by Berkeley Systems
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After launching the emulator (ensuring that sound is unmuted), allow the Mac OS to boot and then... do nothing . After one minute of inactivity, After Dark will kick in. This emulated Internet Archive item contains version 2.0 of After Dark, the software that kicked off the screensaver craze of the 1990s. Additionally, the expansions "More After Dark" and "After Dark - Art of Darkness" have been added to the install. Navigate to the After Dark control panel via the Apple...
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Topics: After Dark, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh, Screensaver, Flying Toasters
Game and Gamer Magazines
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This is a collection of magazines and newsletters based around gaming of all sorts: Arcade games, Computer Games, Console Games, as well as Board Games, Role-Playing Games, and any other sort of related entertainment. This collection consists of dozens of magazine runs, digitized from fading piles of older magazines by an army of anonymous contributors. In some cases, quality is variant, due to the rareness of the issues. Special thanks and recognition are given to sites bombjack.org,...
Software Library: Macintosh
by Glenn Seeman
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Excerpt from "A Short Guide To Shadow Keep v1.1" by Bob Nordling: "Only the elder knights of Shadow Keep remember the Great Battle with the Evil Overlord, a battle in which The Black Sword, his powerful magical weapon, was lost by him in the heat of battle and his forces routed. Not Even in the dark corners of taverns do they whisper his name, especially not in the darkness... But through childhood tales, all in the kingdom have heard of that evil knight/magician, and his uncanny...
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Topics: Shadow Keep, Mac, Macintosh, Apple Mac
Next Generation Magazine
by Imagine Media
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NEXT Generation Issue #4 April 1995 Feature: Atari Jaguar
Topics: NEXTgen, Imagine Media, NEXT Generation
Software Library: Macintosh
by Silicon Beach Software
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Explore forest, jungle, sea and desert in search of the... Enchanted Scepters! The first World Builder game, and the first point-and-click graphic adventure (with some text input required).
Topics: Enchanted Scepters, Macintosh, Apple Mac
Software Library: Macintosh
by SemiColon Software
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Scarab of Ra is a graphic adventure game, long considered one of the classics of Macintosh shareware. Become an archaeology student, following the great explorer Mississippi Smith on his most challenging expedition! Scarab of RA combines a simple point-and-click user interface with a complex, long-lasting, and challenging game. It features three-dimensional, point-of-view graphics and full on-line help. It has been favorably reviewed in both Macworld and MacUser magazines, and is often selected...
Topics: Macintosh, Apple Macintosh, Shareware, Scarab Of Ra
Software Library: Macintosh
by Epyx, Inc.
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Rogue (also known as Rogue: Exploring the Dungeons of Doom) is a dungeon crawling video game by Michael Toy and Glenn Wichman and later contributions by Ken Arnold. Rogue was originally developed around 1980 for Unix-based mainframe systems as a freely-distributed executable (Public domain software). It was later included in the official Berkeley Software Distribution 4.2 operating system (4.2BSD). Commercial ports of the game for a range of personal computers were made by Toy, Wichman, and Jon...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Silicon Beach Software, Inc.
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Dark Castle is a 1986 computer game for the Macintosh published by Silicon Beach Software, later ported to various platforms, where it was published by Three-Sixty Pacific. It was designed and illustrated by Mark Pierce and programmed by Jonathan Gay. Dark Castle is a platform game where a young hero named Duncan tries to make his way to the evil Black Knight, dodging objects as well as solving occasional puzzles. The game is notable for its use of sampled sounds to great effect. A sequel...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Various
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This Internet Archive emulated Macintosh item contains two disk images; one 25MB boot volume with Macintosh System 7.5.3 installed, plus HyperCard 2.4 and Simpletext, and one 45MB Macintosh disk image containing a folder full of HyperCard stacks. Note: If icons within any given folder are piled on top of each other so as you can't see what they are or what the contents of the folder are, go to the "View" menu in the toolbar and select "By Name" to list the contents of folder...
Topics: Apple, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh, HyperCard
Software Library: Macintosh
by Various
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This Internet Archive emulated Macintosh item contains two disk images; one 25MB boot volume with Macintosh System 7.5.3 installed, plus HyperCard 2.4 and Simpletext, and one 35MB Macintosh disk image containing a folder full of HyperCard stacks. Note: If icons within any given folder are piled on top of each other so as you can't see what they are or what the contents of the folder are, go to the "View" menu in the toolbar and select "By Name" to list the contents of folder...
Topics: Apple, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh, HyperCard
Software Library: Macintosh
by Soft Dorothy Software
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John Calhoun's classic Joust clone. Glypha The original. Runs in a 512x342 window in the center of the screen, in black-and-white. Amazingly, it still works in Mac OS X — it is truly a testament to the backwards compatibility of the Mac. It is also the most configurable of the Glypha family. The first couple of levels do not have the lava pits; they are opened when you enter level 3.
Topics: Glypha, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Soft Dorothy Software
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"Glider has a very simple concept, as many early Mac games did, but it was brilliantly executed and is still enjoyable to play today. I realised yesterday that I love the feel of old games like Glider because you can tell that they made the graphics on a computer not that dissimilar to the one you're playing it on! You can see all the familiar MacPaint patterns in the graphics - check out the 'brick' pattern wearing through the wall (with a bit of the spray-paint tool for good measure) in...
Topics: Glider, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
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Early Macintosh game.
Topics: Rescue, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Premier Technology Inc
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From game author Randy Carr's website (http://www.fatlion.com/nettrek/): NetTrek - Where'd it come from and where'd it go? Way back in 1982, before Warp-Drive, there was this secret new computer being developed at Apple Computer known as the ' Lisa '. The Lisa computer had a real bitmapped screen that was fairly large (i.e. lots of pixels!) and a real pointing device that resembled what Xerox had done in the late '70's, known as the 'mouse'. I was working at Apple Computer in those days, so I...
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Topics: NetTrek, Mac, Macintosh, Apple Mac
Software Library: Macintosh
by Soft Dorothy Software
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Pararena is an action computer game for the Apple Macintosh, originally released as shareware in 1990 by john calhoun . It is a mouse-controlled ball game where two players compete on hoverboards in a parabolic arena with two "goals" on the sides. The object is to score points by getting the ball into the other player's goal. Players tossed out of the arena will simply respawn after a few seconds, but fouls are issued for letting the ball go out of bounds. There are multiple game...
Topics: Pararena, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh, shareware
Folkscanomy: Macintosh Books
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282
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142,993
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by Various
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Books about the operation and the action of the Macintosh family of computers. The majority of these scanned items came from Vintageapple.org .
Software Library: Macintosh
by Woodrose Editions
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The Dungeon Revealed is a popular dungeon crawl computer game created by John Raymonds and published by Woodrose Editions in 1987. A demo and shareware version of the game entitled The Dungeon of Doom were released in 1986 and 1987 respectively to promote the commercial release of "The Dungeon Revealed" which came in 1987. Both were released for Mac OS, and were compatible with versions as late as System 7. "The Dungeon Revealed" can still be played with Mac OS 10.4.10 in...
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Topics: The Dungeon Revealed, Macintosh, Apple macintosh, Shareware
Software Library: Macintosh
by Infocom
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is an interactive fiction video game based on the comedic science fiction series of the same name. It was designed by series creator Douglas Adams and Infocom's Steve Meretzky, and was first released in 1984 for the Apple II, Macintosh, Commodore 64, CP/M, MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari 8-bit family and Atari ST. It is Infocom's fourteenth game. The game loosely mirrors a portion of the series' plot, representing most of the events in the first book. Arthur Dent wakes...
Topics: Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Douglas Adams, Macintosh, Apple Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Apple Computer
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This pair of compilation hard drives contains a full copy of MacOS 7.0.1, along with a range of games, applications, utilities and toys to demonstrate the experience of using an early Macintosh computer. System Programs: HyperCard, Macintosh Basics, Control Panels. Applications: BBEdit Lite, MacDraw, MacPaint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works, Orion, Pagemaker, ZTerm. Games: Risk, Cannon Fodder, Shufflepuck. Utilities: HD Setup, Disinfectant, Disk Copy, ResEdit, TeachText,...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Casady & Greene
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Casady & Greene Released 1987 Also For Amiga, Apple IIgs, Game Boy, iPhone, J2ME, Palm OS, Windows, Windows Mobile, Xbox 360 Published by Casady & Greene, Inc. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description A mouse-driven game in which the player controls a small, circular spaceship which must travel around the screen collecting crystals. This task is made more difficult by the aliens which constantly swarm out from the portals on...
A.N.A.L.O.G. Computing Magazine
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80
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A.N.A.L.O.G. (from Atari Newsletter And Lots Of Games) was an American computer magazine devoted to the Atari 8-bit home computer line. It was known for its "advanced" programs in comparison to most type-in magazines of the era, especially its main rival, ANTIC, another long-lived magazine devoted to the Atari 8-bit line. ANALOGs first issue was released in January/February 1981 and it was published bi-monthly until November/December 1983 and then monthly from January 1984 on,...
Software Library: Amiga
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These emulated Amiga software programs consist of demos and music disks from 20 years of community coding. A thank you to the Scripted Amiga Emulator project, as well as db48x and bai , for all the hard work with this experiment. 
Starlog Magazine
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1.3M
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Starlog was a monthly science-fiction film magazine published by Starlog Group Inc. The magazine was created by publishers Kerry O'Quinn and Norman Jacobs. O'Quinn was the magazine's editor while Jacobs ran the business side of things, dealing with typesetters, engravers and printers. They got their start in publishing creating a soap opera magazine. In the mid-1970s, O'Quinn and high school friend David Houston talked about creating a magazine that would cover science fiction films and...
Nintendo Power
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Nintendo Power is a discontinued news and strategy magazine which was initially published in-house monthly by Nintendo of America, and later run independently. In December 2007, Nintendo contracted publishing duties to Future US, the U.S. subsidiary of British publisher Future. It had one of the longest lifespans of all video game magazines in the United States and Canada, and was Nintendo's official magazine in North America. On August 21, 2012, Nintendo announced that it would not be renewing...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Magnavox Odyssey 2
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In the opening screen – the mists of time, so the rulebook tells us – two players pick their characters’ classes. Warriors are sword-wielding strongmen, wizards can cast spells from a distance, phantoms can walk through solid walls (but not lava formations), and changelings can become invisible when they move. The two intrepid adventurers then set forth on a quest to retrieve the ten rings of power from randomly selected dungeons and filled with randomly selected horrors.
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ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Magnavox Odyssey 2
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As the mama turtle, you trundle around a simple maze, pursued by nasty bugs which are lethal to the touch. You can drop bombs in their path, which will reduce their speed. Your mission is to visit the isolated cul-de-sacs in the maze – which in itself can lead to your turtle getting trapped – to retrieve your eggs and take them to safe houses dotted around the maze. If you visit the wrong place at the wrong time, you’ll wind up with not an egg, but a new bug hot on your heels. Getting all...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Magnavox Odyssey 2
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To read the manual for this game, go here . Commanding of one of Earth Federation's robot-controlled battle cruisers, the player must protect Earth from an invasion of unidentified flying objects. The ship is equipped with a laser cannon and a force field. The force field energy is drained when the ship's lasers are fired (by pressing the action button). The direction of the lasers is shown by a white dot in the force field, which rotates to aim in the direction the ship is moving. There are...
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ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 2600
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Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator is an arcade action game where you take control of the Starship Enterprise. Your mission is to save the Federation from NOMAD! Before you get a chance at destroying NOMAD, you'll have to battle your way through ten levels (each consisting of multiple rounds). In each round you may encounter Klingon fighters, deadly anti-matter saucers, asteroid fields, and deadly meteors, all of which are capable of depleting the Enterprises energy. The game ends when...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Sega Genesis
by Electronic Arts
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Road Rash is the name of a motorcycle-racing video game series by Electronic Arts in which the player participates in violent, illegal street races. The series started on the Mega Drive and made its way to various other systems over the years. The game's title is based on the slang term for the severe friction burns that can occur in a motorcycle fall where skin comes into contact with the ground at high speed. The first Road Rash debuted on the Mega Drive in 1991. The game takes place in...
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ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Magnavox Odyssey 2
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To view the manual for this game, go here . Pickaxe Pete is similar in many ways to Donkey Kong . You play a miner named Pickaxe Pete, and you start off in the middle of the screen with a pick-axe. There are three doors from which boulders are coming, bouncing down the mine-shafts; every time Pete destroys one of these he gains 3 points, although the axe wears out after a while and disappears. When two boulders collide, they explode, and out comes either a pick-axe which floats to the bottom of...
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The Magazine Rack
by Retro Review
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ZX Spectrum Drive Round up. Commodore 64 Emulators Round up. Checking the 3D0. Sprinter Review. Interview With Luca Carrafiello. (Co Author of XEO3 the latest shooter for Commodore +4. Atari 8bit, SIO2PC analisys. Webbing the Amiga part II. Our Auction watch list.
Topics: Computers, Technology, Retroputing, magazine, zine
Vidiot Magazine
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Vidiot - Vol 1 No 5 (1983-09)(CREEM Magazine)(US)
Topics: video, game, vidiot, atari, games, arcade, creem, cable, baseball, video art, game carts, boy...
The Computer Magazine Archives
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With the re-branding of computing power and machines as something welcome in the home and not just the workshop, a number of factors moved forth to sell these machines and their software to a growing and large group of customers. Besides the introduction of more elegant cases and an increased presence by larger and larger firms, a strong argument can be made that one of the forces was the proliferation of computer-related magazines and newsletters that gave a central, printed home for writing...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 7800
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Click here to read the manual for this game. Asteroids is a conversion of the arcade game of the same name. Play the role of a spaceship pilot trapped in a gigantic asteroid cloud and pulverize incoming asteroids with the ship's photon cannon. When all asteroids are destroyed, the player can then move on to the next round. In addition to the asteroids, the player will also face an Alien Robot Saucer which shoots randomly across the screen. The player using the controller may rotate the ship...
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ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Magnavox Odyssey 2
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To read the manual for this game, go here . The game begins as the skull-like face of Spyruss the Deathless (the Timelord of Chaos, no less!) taunts you (well, only if you had the Voice), and then a bunch of pesky spaceships pops out of a vortex to shoot at you. They shoot at you rather a lot. Fortunately, you can shoot back with reckless abandon, but their ammunition – as you ascend into the higher levels of the game – can track you and even, if you don’t destroy their shots in mid-air,...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Magnavox Odyssey 2
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To read the manual for this game, go here . Munchkin is cartridge number 38 in the official Magnavox/Philips line of games for the Philips Videopac. In North America for the Odyssey² it was called K.C. Munchkin! , an inside reference to then president of Philips Consumer Electronics Kenneth C. Menkin. Designed and programmed by Ed Averett, Munchkin is very heavily based on Namco's 1980 arcade game Pac-Man , but not a direct clone. It was however, similar enough for Atari to sue Philips and...
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